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Read about the latest news in the development sector and the most recent updates from CARE India and CARE international.

20Apr 2020
Care India News

India is fighting Covid-19 like Liberia fought the Ebola outbreak

Community based organisations have mounted Covid-19 responses by supporting quarantine facilities and providing hygiene kits in their areas. The entire world is facing the most challenging time because of the ruthless and rapid outbreak of Covid-19. India has witnessed more than 10,000 cases and has been put under lockdown till 3 May to check the spread of the c...

01Apr 2020
Care India News

Coronavirus in India: NGOs up in arms to fight hunger

In areas where government machinery is dwindling; non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and a group of citizens have stood up to provide for the destitute. While these institutions and individuals are able to provide instant relief to the migrating workers, poor and homeless, there is still a need for government and non-government bodies to work hand-in-hand. Mahatma Phule Samaj Seva Mandal (MP...

28Apr 2020
Care India News

Coca-Cola India pledges over ₹100 crore for COVID-19 fight

New Delhi: Coca-Cola India on Tuesday committed an initial support of over ₹100 crore for helping the healthcare system and communities to combat the COVID-19 crisis and contain the spread of the pandemic. In a statement, the company said: "The relief programmes initiated by Coca-Cola in...

27Apr 2020
Care India News

3000 PPE kits distributed in Pune and Mumbai

CARE India has distributed 3000 PPE kits in Pune and Mumbai. Each kit contains 20 pairs of surgical gloves and 30 3 ply masks. In Pune, we have handed over the kits to the district disaster management authority. In Mumbai, the PPE kits were provided to Public Health Centers, Government Hospitals, Police and traffic personals.

28Apr 2020
Care India News

Dry ration distribution in Pune

CARE India is distributing 2000 dry ration kits in Pune. Each kit can feed a household for 15-20 days and contains rice, pulses, sugar, salt, spices and other necessary items. While conducting the distribution, we are practicing social distancing.

14Apr 2020
Care India News

Distribution of Dry ration in Delhi NCR

CARE India is distributing 1000 dry ration kits. Each kit contains 15 days of food supplies. We are doing this with the collaboration of PAHAL and Anchal Charitable Trust in J.P. Camp, Vasundhra, Indirapuram and Ghaziabad.

14Apr 2020
Care India News

Helping Frontline workers in Madhya Pradesh

CARE India helped frontline workers in Madhya Pradesh by providing 1000 N95 and 30,000 3 ply masks. This PPE equipment has been shared with the state government for further distribution.

07Apr 2020
Care India News

More coordinated efforts required to ensure N-95 masks, protective gear supplies: CARE India CFO

The role of the NGOs or not-for-profit organisations cannot be highlighted more in pandemics. Such entities come to the forefront, as they coordinate with various federal governments as well as the centre to ensure humanitarian aid reaches the last mile. In an exclusive interaction with ETCFO, Rohit Nayyar, Chief Finance Officer,...

07Apr 2020
Care India News

2,000 bedsheets given to medical staff in Bhilwara, Rajasthan

भीलवाड़ा केयर इंडिया एनजीओ की ओर से स्वास्थ्य विभाग को कोरोना बीमारी से बचाव के लिए सुरक्षा सामग्री प्रदान की गई। जिला कलक्टर राजेन्द्र भट्ट की उपस...

06Apr 2020
Care India News

Protective health equipment for Bhilwara

CARE India is in the process of supporting frontline Bhilwara health department and ICDS officials responding to COVID-19. We supplied protective equipment in the form of masks, gloves, sanitizers, PPE and disposable bedsheets.This will help them to safely and effectively support response efforts at the block and village level.

30Mar 2020
Care India News

Feeding the needy in Lucknow

CARE India in partnership with the Municipal Corporation of Lucknow, is supporting the provision of dry rations to Community Kitchens being run by the Corporation for the urban poor and the multitude of migrant workers currently passing through Lucknow on foot towards their villages. Our support will enable the provision of around 75,000 meals to people who are in need.

25Mar 2020
Care India News

Why support CARE India in response to COVID-19?

CARE is quickly mounting a global response to the COVID-19 pandemic – which threatens to overwhelm healthcare resources, particularly in countries with weak public health infrastructures.​ ​We are building on our past experience responding to outbreaks of infectious disease in vulnerable communities – taking particular note that emergencies, including health crises, tend to disproportio...

25Mar 2020
Care India News

CARE India’s COVID Emergency Response

CARE India will support ongoing government & Interagency efforts in catalyzing a Rapid Response to COVID focused on marginalized women, girls, woman-headed households and elderly women. Currently, CARE India’s 1400+ team is deployed in Bihar assisting the state Gov’t in its COVID 19 response. CARE India has earmarked Rs. 50 Lakhs from its reserves to kickstart the CARE India COVID Respo...

25Mar 2020
CARE International News

COVID-19 and Women

CARE places a special focus on women and girls, who often face specific challenges during emergencies. Based on CARE’s past experience, we can anticipate disproportionate economic and social effects on women and girls. We are preparing accordingly to support women in dealing with the fallout of a devastating pandemic. Among the critical concerns that are informing our developing COVID-19 respons...

24Mar 2020
Care India News

Supporting Bihar Government in Battling Covid-19

Over the last ten years CARE India has been supporting Government of Bihar in Health System Strengthening. As the world faces the unprecedented challenge of COVID 19, CARE India is supporting Government of Bihar in the following areas: Technical support in developing and notifying Bihar Epidemic Disease COVID 19 Regulation 2020 Support to BMSICL in procuring medical suppli...